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  • ACSC, AWC teams compete in dragon boat race, raise money for charity

    Air Command and Staff College's Earth, Wind and Water I team placed first in the Montgomery Dragon Boat Festival Saturday, beating more than 70 local teams, including a second ACSC team and one from the Air War College. "It's a great start to a long year of developing teamwork and relationships," said ACSC assistant captain Maj. Deirdre Gurry. For
  • ACSC welcomes its 73rd class

    Air Command and Staff College welcomed 480 students as its 73rd academic year began last week.Lt. Gen. David Fadok, commander and president of the Air University, greeted students during a ceremony Aug. 8 at Wood Auditorium. "We are a military organization with an academic mission," Fadok said. "We want to instill within you: critical thinking
  • ACSC class reaches major academic goal

    The Air Command and Staff College will recognize 1,001 graduates this week in ceremonies for the resident and distance-learning courses.In a ceremony Monday at Polifka Auditorium, Lt. Gen. David Fadok, commander and president of the Air University, and Brig. Gen. Stephen Denker, ACSC commandant, awarded the degree of Master of Military Operational
  • Eagles gather at capstone event

    Heroes of aviation from around the country gathered this week at Maxwell Air Force Base to share their stories with students at the Air Command and Staff College.The 31st Gathering of Eagles, sponsored by Air University, is a capstone graduation event for the ACSC that brings together historic aviators to share their history with the next
  • ACSC hosts international students for war-gaming exercises

    Air Command and Staff College hosted the Joint Air Exercise and Joint War Game May 3-15, which involved 10 international officers -- seven German officers from the German Joint Forces Command Staff College and three Polish officers from Poland's National Defence University.The Joint Air Exercise enabled students to appreciate the complex and
  • Bike safety: Motorists, cyclists share rights and responsibilities of road

    As warmer weather arrives, taking the bike for a ride around base seems like a pleasant prospect. The increase of two-wheel additions to roadways requires motorists and cyclists alike to practice caution.While cyclists on base can ride their bikes on any roadway, they must follow the same traffic laws as motorists in addition to special regulations
  • ACSC earns award for volunteerism

    The River Region thanked the Air University's Air Command and Staff College for its dedication to volunteerism by naming the 2012 class volunteer of the year, adult group category."For me it was a real treat to get my classmates recognized," said Maj. Birma Gonzalez, who nominated her class.The Volunteer and Information Center Inc. and the Junior
  • Tour of the world: Festival celebrates international culture

    The Air Force's Air Command and Staff College held its annual building partnership event, International Culture Day, here, March 17. The "capstone" event featured 75 international officers from 68 countries sharing their culture with more than 1,500 attendees. "The ACSC International Officer "Culture Day" is a capstone event that is unique to our
  • 2011 year in review

    JanuaryRegistration starts for advanced ID systemRegistration for the Defense Biometric Identification System began at Maxwell and Gunter, and everyone needing access to base was required to register by July."(With DBIDS) guards will scan the ID of the accessing individual to check for authorized access," said Staff Sgt. Joshua Allen, 42nd Security
  • IOS honor roll recognizes accomplishments of alumni

    To recognize those who excelled in their own countries, rising to high ranks, the International Officer School named 19 former students to its International Honor Roll.Building partnerships with countries around the globe is an important facet of the Air Force, said Lt. Gen. David Fadok, commander and president of Air University. "We live in

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